Born on April 20, 1955 in Stockholm (Sweden). Dr. med. sci. Uppsala/Sweden (1985), Full Professor Munich Univ. (1990), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (since 1997), Honorary Professor of Genetics and Evolutionary Biology Leipzig Univ. (1999).
2020 The Japan Prize
2018 Körber European Science Prize
2016 Breakthrough Prize in Life Science
2013 Gruber Genetics Prize
1992 Leibniz Prize